What are the delivery speed options?

Service Delivery speed Coverage
Courier Post

Delivery speed

Same business day delivery1


Metro to metro delivery within the same state only.

Express Post parcels and Express Post letters

Delivery speed

Next business day delivery


Covers 80% of Australian business addresses, private addresses and Post Office Boxes.

Service operates between all capital cities (except Darwin and in Perth CBD only) and some major centres. Outside metropolitan areas guaranteed service is to and from townships only.

If your item is for an address outside the Express Post network, we'll use the fastest possible transport links, but it won't be covered by our Next Day Guarantee.

Parcel Post

Delivery speed

Delivery in 2 or more business days after posting


Covers all of Australia.

Sending to same state:

Metro - up to 2 business days

Country - up to 5 business days

Sending interstate:

Metro - up to 3-6 business days, depending on lodgement and destination points

Country - Please ask at your local Post Office

Priority letters

Delivery speed

1-4 business days after posting depending on lodgement & destination locations


Covers all of Australia.


Sending to same state between:

Metro locations - 1 business day6

Metro & country locations - 2 business days6

Country locations - 2 business days6

Sending interstate between:

Metro locations - 2 business days6

Metro & country locations - 3 business